in History, New Jersey City University; M.A. School Leadership, Teachers College, Columbia University. Upon completing his internship in 2005 at University Academy Charter High School in Jersey City, Jamie was offered a position as a teacher of Social Studies, and was subsequently chosen to be on the school’s Curriculum Development Committee. While on the committee, Jamie researched and integrated a service-learning component across the whole curriculum. In 2006 Jamie was the Service Learning Coordinator of UACHS where he created the Social Justice Academy of UACHS, and wrote and implemented school's service learning policy. In 2008 Jamie was promoted to the Director of Humanities at UACHS where he has helped to develop and refine his school’s new Data Driven Instruction Program.